FEATURED ARTICLES ABOUT CALIFORNIA INTERSCHOLASTIC FEDERATION SOUTHERN SECTION - PAGE 4
March 1, 2001 |
A Supreme Court decision that gives schools the right to sue high school athletic associations for violating a member's civil rights will not affect California because schools here already have that right, according to two commissioners in the California Interscholastic Federation. However, now that the case is back in the hands of the 6th U.S. District Court of Appeals, there is the potential for a far-reaching impact on recruiting rules and an athletic association's power to enforce them.
January 26, 2001 |
The Southern Section Council on Thursday voted down a proposal that would have changed the way baseball games are counted under the section's 20-game rule. Teams are limited to 20 games during the regular season, though doubleheaders count as only one game and as many as five games in a tournament count as only two, so some teams play significantly more games. The proposal by the Suburban League sought a flat, 28-game maximum.
March 25, 1998 |
Corona del Mar High principal Don Martin is still unhappy that there will be no realignment of the county's 10 athletic leagues for at least another year, but instead of having another appeal rejected, he decided against asking the Southern Section at Tuesday's section council meeting to switch from the Sea View League to the Pacific Coast League for the 1998-99 school year.
January 30, 1998 |
The more county principals talked and argued about changes in league realignment the last 1 1/2 years, the more things will remain the same after Thursday's voting at the Southern Section Council meeting. By a margin of 8-1, with one abstention, league representatives rejected a realignment proposal that would have made dramatic changes in the Pacific Coast, Sea View, South Coast and Sunset leagues for the next two years.
January 29, 1998 |
At today's Southern Section Council meeting in Buena Park, Esperanza Principal Ray Plutko is expected to present the principals' proposal to realign Orange County's 10 athletic leagues for the next two years. It's a proposal that has been worked on, argued, presented, rejected, reconsidered and reconfigured by the 62-member committee for more than a year.
January 23, 1998 |
The Southern Section executive committee, reacting to concerns about competitive equity between public and private schools in Orange County and elsewhere, announced Thursday plans to develop a proposal governing the placement of schools for realignment purposes and the criteria used to determine league membership. The executive committee's goal is to have a proposal to present to the section council no later than its last meeting of the school year, April 28.
January 9, 1998 |
Area principals have spent nearly a year trying to realign the 10 county athletic leagues. Despite the various proposals they have considered, the 62-member committee keeps coming back to the same plan approved last February.
October 8, 1998 |
Area principals will try again this afternoon to realign the county's 10 athletic leagues for the upcoming three-year cycle, beginning in the 1999-2000 school year. They will meet at Fountain Valley High to examine 21 proposals in hopes of delivering a single proposal to the Southern Section office by its Oct. 23 deadline. The biggest concern still is where to place Esperanza, which wants out of the Sunset League and to be placed in a league nearer its location in northeast Orange County.
October 9, 1998 |
County principals decided Thursday to leave Esperanza in the Sunset League when they send their next proposal to realign the county's 10 athletic leagues to the Southern Section. The only changes in the proposal are to send Aliso Niguel, Laguna Hills and University to the Sea View League, Corona del Mar to the Pacific Coast League and El Toro to the South Coast League.
May 14, 1998 |
Santa Margarita High is expected to file an appeal today with the CIF office in San Rafael, over its removal from the county public school athletic leagues, principal Merritt Hemenway said Wednesday. Along with Mater Dei, Rosary and Servite, Santa Margarita was voted out of public school leagues, beginning in the 1999-2000 school year, by the Southern Section Council during its April 28 meeting. The council also voted La Verne Damien and Glendora St. Lucy's out of the Baseline League.